Video: Social Finance Best Practices: Beth Coates
On April 8, MaRS hosted nine practitioners of social finance from across the spectrum to speak about the best (and worst) practices in social finance. Hear personal stories and interesting examples from Canada’s emerging social finance marketplace. With five minutes each and drawing on their experience and research, these regular contributors to SocialFinance.ca highlighted successful and/or poor social finance practices. A question-and-answer period rounded out the session.
Beth Coates is the financial manager of the Canadian Alternative Investment Cooperative, and she talked about the fundamental importance of having sound financial plans before approaching impact investors.
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